Role at Sockers FC Chicago:

  • Head Coach – U15 and U16 Academy Boys
  • Staff Coach 15U – 19U 

Coaching Education/Experience:

  • USSF ‘A’ License
  • NSCAA Premiere Diploma
  • La Liga Formation Methodology – Level 2 
  • US Youth Futsal Level 4 Certification
  • KNVB Advanced Match Analysis Certificate
  • IYSA State Instructor
  • B.S. of Science in Education (Art), Northern Arizona University ’82
  • State Of Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate ‘82
  • State Of Illinois K-12 Teaching Certificate ’82
  • Art Teacher, Friendship Jr. High
  • Art Teacher, Conant, Palatine & Schaumburg High Schools
  • Assistant Academy Director, Chicago Fire 
  • Assistant Academy Director, Chicago Magic 
  • Head Coach, Chicago Inferno, PDL 
  • Head Boys Coach, Conant HS (21 yrs)
  • Head Boys Coach, Neuqua Valley HS 
  • Head Girls Coach, Elk Grove HS 
  • DOC, EG Arsenal (22 yrs)
  • Illinois ODP (23 yrs)

Playing Experience:

  • 1st ever All-Conference player at Elk Grove HS ’76
  • Though Tony never signed a professional contract, he kicked around in the pro indoor circuit with the Kansas City Comets and Illinois Thunder.


Tony enjoys doing sports paintings and inventing board games when he’s not noodling on his guitar.